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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

Scores for the June 2022 Contest

Problem A

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

J A K J 4 A K 6 4 3 10 5 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 PassPass
?*

*BWS: 1 NT = 10-14 HCP; 2 NT = 18-19 HCP

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
1 1001542
Pass70830
Double50423
1 NT3014
2 NT001
else000
Problem B

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K J 10 6 J 8 4 3 K J 6 2 A
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——PassPassPass
1 2 Double3
?*

*BWS: double = cooperative-takeout

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
Double1002269
3 4038
3 30111
Pass3016
4 3015
else001
Problem C

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

2 K Q 10 9 7 3 A K 9 9 8 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——PassPassPass
1 Pass2 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
Pass1001220
3 901021
3 70539
4 4017
3 30011
2 NT002
else000
Problem D

Matchpoints
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K J 9 K J 10 A Q 3 J 6 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————Pass1
Double2 PassPass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
Pass1001631
2 NT50525
Double40439
2 3034
else001
Problem E

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K 3 2 J 6 5 J 7 5 4 3 2 Q
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 NTPass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 NT1001124
Pass90945
2 80827
2 003
2 001
3 001
3 001
else000
Problem F

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K Q 10 6 K 6 Q J 9 K 6 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————-——2
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
Double1001462
2 70926
2 NT5056
3 3005
else001
Problem G

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

7 6 3 Q 8 10 9 6 2 A K 4 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
1 NTPass2 *Pass
?

*BWS: forcing for one round (no further agreements)

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 100918
4 90917
3 60440
3 50322
4 4020
2 NT3011
3 001
5 001
else000
Problem H

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A 8 6 Q 10 9 7 3 K J 9 7 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 Pass1
Pass3 *Pass4
PassPassPass

*does not deny splinter

What is your opening lead?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
31002173
650410
85000
1040212
73013
93000
A001
7001
3001
else000
MSC CONTEST

These are the scores that were assigned to the problems, as well as the number of votes each solution received from our expert panel, and the approximate percentage of solvers' answers.

See the June issue of The Bridge World to read the panel's in-depth discussion of these contest problems—see how each expert answered and learn how they came to their decisions.